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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

COVID-19 - The Department of Health
Find out how the Department of Health are monitoring and responding to the coronavirus outbreak, how you can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, and what to do if you have symptoms. You'll also find the latest official medical advice and case numbers. For fact sheets and posters, including resources in languages other than English, click here
   
COVID-19  - The World Health Organisation
Information from the Wolrd Health Organisation on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 
   
COVID-19  - NSW Government
Find out what you can and can't do in NSW under the coronavirus restrictions. Also, information for businesses and financial help for individuals and households.  
   
COVID-19  - Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Latest advice and resources from your local health service. 
   

COVID-19  - Shoalhaven City Council
Information for the Shoalhaven community. Latest news and updates, and links to futher information including mental health support and resources for local businesses, including National COVIDSafe Workplace Principles, Risk Assessment templates, and signage and posters. 

   
What's happening at Shoalhaven Libraries?
We've moved our regular programs online and started a drop-off delivery service. You can still reserve items and access our digital resources, including eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks and a movie streaming service. 
   
Coronavirus Research Database
The Coronavirus Research Database brings together authoritative, open and freely available content from key publishers such as Nature Publishing Group, the BMJ, Taylor & Francis and others. It includes journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses, as well as comprehensive coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, like MERS and SARS, to give researchers and students context around the current global crisis.

Regular Digital Resources

 

Choice Online offers full access to thousands of reports and reviews on products and services that are rigorously tested and rated. Please ask staff to login to Choice Online for you. Please note: Choice Online can be accessed from home while the library is closed due to COVID-19. To get started, head to our Catalogue and log in to Member Login with your library card number and PIN. Once you're logged in, you will find the Choice login details under the Member Weblinks Menu. We kindly ask you to refrain from sharing these log in details with others. 

Newsbank
Newsbank's Access Australia is a unique, web-based resource that provides libraries with comprehensive news coverage from all Australian states and territories and beyond. From local publications to nationwide news sources such as The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian, Access Australia includes content from the most popular daily, weekly and Sunday newspapers as well as hard-to-find community and regional news. 

   

The Computer School
Learn how to use PCs, tablets, smart phones: Apple, Windows, Android: email, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Office, Skype, blogs and much more. Easy step by step tutorials for absolute beginners and more advanced users.

   
Consumer Health Complete
is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
 
   

GreenFILE
offers information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

   
State Library of NSW eResources
are available to all Shoalhaven Libraries members. The databases cover a huge range of topics including art, history, law, science, technology and more! You can use your Shoalhaven Libraries card to register with the State Library and gain access to a wealth of free eResources. Click here to get started!
 
   

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Free Legal Information
in Plain English for the people of New South Wales. Covers all types of legal situations, with FAQs, pamphlets, information and referrals.
   

DrugInfo
provides factual and non-judgemental information and resources on drugs and alcohol. Read fact sheets, pamphlets and articles, and find out where to get help.  
   

Hot Topics
Brought to you by the State Library's Find Legal Answers site, Hot Topics is a plain language series about recent changes and current debates in the law. Topics include domestic violence, courts and tribunals, voting and elections, the Australian legal system, and human rights.  

   

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